The intergenerational transmission of violent offending

  title={The intergenerational transmission of violent offending},
    The apple does not fall far from the tree. A chip of the old block. Like father like son. In his father's footsteps. All these popular idioms and sayings express the common assumption in society that children have similarities to their parents. These can be similarities in physical appearance of parent and child but also similarities in behavior. That children and parents show similarities in criminal behavior has been shown from several multigenerational studies (e.g. Whether this is also the… CONTINUE READING